Articles by Gillian

An addition to our family photograph

Just to add to our stream of news and changing plans in the Porter household… God willing we are expecting to replace this photo-frame with a little person in mid-February next year. We are very excited and looking forward to this next season in our lives, we would particularly appreciate…

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Compared to Her: Book Review

This morning in my facebook feed a number of colleagues from medical school and my previous workplace were celebrating their successful passing of their General Practice exams. Instead of my first reaction being one of celebration with them, I suffered the effects of Compulsive Comparison Syndrome – I looked up…

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Our saviour fridge: savouring the bacon one piece at a time

We had the most unfortunate experience last week of waking up to a warm fridge. In fact, not only was the fridge warm on the inside… but it was warmer inside the fridge than it was outside. That’s right… the compressor thingamo died. It’s times like these that you realise…

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It’s been a bit quiet around here…

Well, it has been a bit quiet around here lately which I’m well aware of, and if there are any faithful readers out there I’m sorry. As a faithful reader of a number of blogs myself I know how much I appreciate regular blog posts! This week was Chris’ last…

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A childlike faith

There are some days when I don’t want to get out of bed in the morning, I don’t want to be responsible, I don’t want to have to think about doing the chores, getting food to eat, earning money to buy food, paying the bills, going to work… I simply…

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How God’s power is made perfect

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. – 2 Cor 12:9 I have a number of friends who have been through really hard things in recent years, some of which have been alleviated for the moment, but some of which will continue for the…

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